Raycom Media

  • Transactional Account Executive

    ID
    2018-9573
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Sales
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Days
    Mon - Fri
    Work Hours
    8:30a - 5:30p
  • Job Overview

    WMC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Memphis TN, is seeking a Transactional Account Executive. We are looking for the right person – an experienced salesperson with a minimum of 3-5 years media sales experience. The successful candidate will be motivated, detail oriented and someone that has dealt with advertising agencies or worked in the national spot TV business. This position would be dealing with many transactional television spot clients. The candidate must also be a great listener, able to build relationships through phone and email, and have a strong desire to help WMC maximize spot revenue. In addition, the candidate should be highly organized, timely and a highly effective communicator. The candidate must also have a working knowledge of digital advertising and the opportunities that advertising agencies would be interested in.

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals
    • Maintain strong working relationships with all clients
    • Represent a favorable station image
    • Accurately project and forecast activity of all accounts
    • Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
    • Experience in Matrix, Wide Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business preferred.
    • Ability to work with the GSM on inventory management and pricing
    • Travel as required to build and maintain relationships with key customers
    • Build local relationships with local account contacts in our market, and generate business at the local level via presentations to these contacts                                           

     

    Qualified applicants please apply online (Raycom Media Career site) and attach your resume and cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

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